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October 4th, 2020
Swearing in of new AG is ‘Dawning of many new mornings’- Premier Fahie

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) said it was the ‘dawning of many new mornings in our beloved Virgin Islands,’ as he described the swearing in of Attorney General, Honourable Dawn J. Smith to the House of Assembly (HoA) on October 1, 2020.

June 6th, 2020
Hon Fraser cites 'fear' in HoA failing to reprimand Governor

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - Senior Opposition Member, Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) believes that it was 'fear' which prevented Legislators in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) from supporting his motion to have Governor Augustus J.U. Jaspert reprimanded.

June 4th, 2020
HoA seeking 'legal advice' if it can reprimand Governor

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - With uncertainty over whether the House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands (VI) can actually reprimand the sitting Governor, His Excellency Augustus J.U. Jaspert, by way of a motion brought by senior legislator Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3), the House is now seeking legal advice on the way forward.

May 15th, 2020
UPDATE: Dawn J. Smith In! Baba F. Aziz Out! as AG

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- On the heels of Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) announcing that a Virgin Islander will be the new Attorney General, replacing Ghanaian Mr Baba F. Aziz, sources close to the situation have related to Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) that the local identified for the post is attorney Dawn J. Smith.

February 29th, 2020
'It's important we go after every penny'- Hon Wheatley on Charging Orders Act

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Several legislators have publicly backed the amendments to the Charging Order Act of 2019, stating that it is timely, and the Territory will benefit.

December 13th, 2019
AG Baba F. Aziz out by 2020; Hon Fahie says VIslander should hold post

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Ahead of the February 2020 end of contract for current Attorney General (AG), Mr Baba F. Aziz, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has signalled that the contract may not be renewed and for his replacement, the government is looking to have the position filled by a Virgin Islander.

November 4th, 2019
AG instructed to draft Witness Anonymity Legislation

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Witnesses who take the stand in high profile criminal court cases in the Virgin Islands (VI) could soon be protected under upcoming legislation that puts witness anonymity on the forefront and protects those people from being identified during and after the case.

September 8th, 2019
Construction on Sundays a 'noise nuisance'- Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Third District Representative in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) Hon Julian Fraser RA, has called on legislators to revisit the Noise Control and Abatement Act, given weekend noise pollution from sources such as construction work in residential areas continues to be an issue.

June 8th, 2019
Hon Baba F. Aziz is Acting Governor

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Honourable Baba F. Aziz is acting in the Office of Governor from Saturday, June 8 until Tuesday, June 11, 2019.

May 16th, 2019
Should Attorney General be 'From Here?' - Dr Pickering says it's debatable

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Former Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr Kedrick D. Pickering says the post of Attorney General (AG) in the Virgin Islands (VI) being only applicable to Belongers and ‘from here’ citizens should be a matter up for debate moving forward when the territory decides to take on another constitutional review.

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